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Carmen R. Bunch Park Gets Wild

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Carmen R. Bunch, Isle of Palms first female mayor, became nationally known for her controversial decision after Hugo hit the island to not allow residents to return to their homes for several days due to the unsafe nature of the island. She stood by her decision and …

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Isle Of Palms Public Works Facility Stirs Discussions

By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News The issue of whether to move the City of Isle of Palms’ Public Works Facility to Mount Pleasant has been raised by councilmember Jimmy Ward. The facility is currently located directly to the right as you come onto the island off the connector. Dumpsters and garbage trucks are …

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Cold Pressed Goodness

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia When Moira Kucaba moved to Mount Pleasant from the West Coast 12 years ago, people did not understand what she did for a living. Some people she met here had never even heard of Pilates. “They asked me if I taught karate!” she …

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Noise Ordinance In Isle Of Palms Debated Again

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer The ongoing issue of noise complaints over the amplified music played at Morgan Creek Grill, located at Isle of Palms’ City Marina, received another public airing this month. Only this time, the crowd was largely in support of the restaurant. The Feb. 12 Public Safety meeting was …

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No Paid Parking On Isle Of Palms This Summer

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms City Council has decided not to move ahead with its paid parking plan this summer. Instead it will focus on implementing paid parking at the beach starting in 2016. The decision was reached during the February Ways and Means Committee meeting, after council reviewed …

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SCDOT Approves Beach Parking Plan

By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council’s proposal for a new Managed Beach Access Parking plan has been approved by South Carolina Department of Transportation. The plan divides the city’s streets into two designations, one where free parking is allowed during beach season, and the other, generally closer to …

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Island Ice Says Bring On Summer!

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia Frozen yogurt lovers rejoice! Island Ice Frozen Yogurt has opened its doors on Isle of Palms. In the works since July, the frozen yogurt shop officially opened on Thanksgiving Day. Organic food and yogurt lovers, Sonya and Bob Berle saw an opportunity when …

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Isle Of Palms Parking Plan Waiting On Approval From State

By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council met Dec. 2 to continue discussions of its proposed parking permit plan. While a plan has been agreed on, the city needs the blessing of the South Carolina Department of Transportation at a state level, before it can implements its concept of …

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Paid Parking Plan Moves Forward On Isle Of Palms

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms City Council is moving forward with a paid parking plan for summer 2015. At a special council meeting on Nov. 14, Council decided to proceed with a managed parking plan similar to the City of Charleston’s ordinance for residential parking downtown, wherein residents, owners …

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Crabpot Players Tackle The Glass Menagerie

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia You might have a different perception of reality after watching The Glass Menagerie at the Crabpot Players Company this weekend. The semi autobiographical, breakthrough play from the pen of Tennessee Williams is a memory play told from the perspective of a factory worker, …

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